The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 288 271 193
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -78
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 149 168 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.71% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.86% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 139 235
Median daily rate £615 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £694
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £463 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19487 19445 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.40% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 13860 13790
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 219 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 33 £555 +0.90% 23
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 177 (54.80%) Front Office
2 176 (54.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 137 (42.41%) C#
4 121 (37.46%) Low Latency
5 114 (35.29%) Banking
6 106 (32.82%) Multithreading
7 102 (31.58%) Java
8 88 (27.24%) Finance
9 80 (24.77%) FIX Protocol
10 79 (24.46%) Fixed Income
11 77 (23.84%) Algorithmic Trading
12 75 (23.22%) Linux
13 74 (22.91%) SQL
14 72 (22.29%) WPF
15 71 (21.98%) C++
16 70 (21.67%) .NET
17 65 (20.12%) TIBCO
17 65 (20.12%) Investment Banking
18 64 (19.81%) SQL Server
19 63 (19.50%) Oracle
19 63 (19.50%) Unix
19 63 (19.50%) Python
20 62 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
21 57 (17.65%) Rendezvous
22 50 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
23 47 (14.55%) ION Trading
23 47 (14.55%) Equities
24 43 (13.31%) Market Making
25 42 (13.00%) Risk Management
26 39 (12.07%) WinForms

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.79%) Confluence
2 4 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.31%) Apache
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (10.84%) RMDS
2 28 (8.67%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.93%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.31%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.81%) Firewall
2 19 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.41%) Multicast
4 5 (1.55%) VPN
5 3 (0.93%) BGP
5 3 (0.93%) SAN
5 3 (0.93%) SSL
5 3 (0.93%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.62%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.62%) LDAP
6 2 (0.62%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.62%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.31%) DNS
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) NGN
7 1 (0.31%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.64%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.41%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.55%) KDB
5 3 (0.93%) DB2
5 3 (0.93%) Kdb+
5 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 24 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.81%) TeamCity
3 21 (6.50%) NUnit
4 20 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 19 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 18 (5.57%) Subversion
7 14 (4.33%) JIRA
8 12 (3.72%) Maven
9 9 (2.79%) Selenium
10 8 (2.48%) JUnit
11 7 (2.17%) Grunt
11 7 (2.17%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.86%) Ant
12 6 (1.86%) Bower
12 6 (1.86%) Gradle
12 6 (1.86%) Hudson
13 5 (1.55%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.55%) Mockito
14 4 (1.24%) MSBuild
14 4 (1.24%) NuGet
General
1 177 (54.80%) Front Office
2 114 (35.29%) Banking
3 88 (27.24%) Finance
4 65 (20.12%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.41%) Back Office
6 8 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.93%) French Language
7 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 188 (58.20%) Developer
2 102 (31.58%) C# Developer
3 60 (18.58%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 53 (16.41%) Java Developer
5 47 (14.55%) Analyst
6 40 (12.38%) C++ Developer
7 31 (9.60%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 26 (8.05%) Applications Support
8 26 (8.05%) Electronic Trading Support
9 25 (7.74%) C++/C# Developer
10 24 (7.43%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 23 (7.12%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
12 22 (6.81%) Support Analyst
13 21 (6.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 21 (6.50%) WPF Developer
14 20 (6.19%) C# WPF Developer
15 18 (5.57%) Front Office Developer
16 17 (5.26%) Low Latency C++ Developer
17 15 (4.64%) .NET Developer
17 15 (4.64%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (24.77%) FIX Protocol
2 72 (22.29%) WPF
3 70 (21.67%) .NET
4 57 (17.65%) Rendezvous
5 39 (12.07%) WinForms
6 33 (10.22%) HTML
7 26 (8.05%) HTML5
8 24 (7.43%) AngularJS
9 15 (4.64%) CSS
10 14 (4.33%) Middleware
10 14 (4.33%) Ultra Messaging
11 13 (4.02%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (4.02%) Reactive Extensions
12 12 (3.72%) Node.js
13 11 (3.41%) CSS3
14 10 (3.10%) .NET Framework
14 10 (3.10%) Spring
15 9 (2.79%) Sass
16 8 (2.48%) LESS
16 8 (2.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 176 (54.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 79 (24.46%) Fixed Income
3 62 (19.20%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (14.55%) Equities
5 30 (9.29%) User Experience
6 22 (6.81%) Derivative
7 12 (3.72%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.72%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.10%) Fintech
9 9 (2.79%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.86%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.86%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.86%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.55%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.55%) SCADA
13 4 (1.24%) TWAP
13 4 (1.24%) VWAP
14 3 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 75 (23.22%) Linux
2 63 (19.50%) Unix
3 29 (8.98%) Windows
4 11 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.93%) Solaris
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (37.46%) Low Latency
2 106 (32.82%) Multithreading
3 77 (23.84%) Algorithmic Trading
4 50 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (13.31%) Market Making
6 42 (13.00%) Risk Management
7 33 (10.22%) MVVM
8 31 (9.60%) OO
9 28 (8.67%) E-Commerce
9 28 (8.67%) Performance Optimisation
10 23 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (6.50%) DevOps
11 21 (6.50%) TDD
12 16 (4.95%) High Availability
13 15 (4.64%) Data Management
13 15 (4.64%) Migration
14 14 (4.33%) SDLC
15 13 (4.02%) Scrum
15 13 (4.02%) Software Engineering
15 13 (4.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 137 (42.41%) C#
2 102 (31.58%) Java
3 74 (22.91%) SQL
4 71 (21.98%) C++
5 63 (19.50%) Python
6 31 (9.60%) JavaScript
7 22 (6.81%) Perl
8 14 (4.33%) XAML
9 12 (3.72%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.10%) Ruby
11 9 (2.79%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.93%) PHP
14 2 (0.62%) ES6
14 2 (0.62%) Scala
14 2 (0.62%) VBA
15 1 (0.31%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.31%) R
15 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (0.62%) RHCE
3 1 (0.31%) CCIE
3 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.95%) QA
2 10 (3.10%) MiFID
3 3 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.31%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (2.17%) Docker
2 2 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.62%) NFS
2 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.33%) Puppet
2 8 (2.48%) Ansible
2 8 (2.48%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.24%) Icinga
4 4 (1.24%) logstash
4 4 (1.24%) Nagios
5 3 (0.93%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.62%) yum
7 1 (0.31%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 65 (20.12%) TIBCO
2 63 (19.50%) Oracle
3 47 (14.55%) ION Trading
4 29 (8.98%) Reuters
5 22 (6.81%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.72%) Informatica
6 12 (3.72%) Syncfusion
7 11 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.41%) Splunk
8 10 (3.10%) Atlassian
9 9 (2.79%) FXall
10 8 (2.48%) Currenex
10 8 (2.48%) Sun
11 7 (2.17%) DevExpress
12 6 (1.86%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.86%) Calypso
12 6 (1.86%) Murex
13 5 (1.55%) Radianz
13 5 (1.55%) Solace
14 4 (1.24%) Infragistics
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